invasion of (someone's) privacy

Definition of invasion of (someone's) privacy

  1. :  a situation in which someone fails to respect a person's right to keep certain personal information from being known She felt that the guard's request to search her was an invasion of (her) privacy.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an act of invading

    :  incursion of an army for conquest or plunder

    :  the incoming or spread of something usually hurtful

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the quality or state of being apart from company or observation :  seclusion

    :  freedom from unauthorized intrusion

    :  a place of seclusion

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